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Monitor Technician

Company: Heart Hospital of Austin
Location: Austin
Posted on: March 30, 2024

Job Description:

Description IntroductionLast year our HCA Healthcare colleagues invested over 156,000 hours volunteering in our communities. As a(an) Monitor Technician with Heart Hospital of Austin you can be a part of an organization that is devoted to giving back!BenefitsHeart Hospital of Austin, offers a total rewards package that supports the health, life, career and retirement of our colleagues. The available plans and programs include:

  • Comprehensive medical coverage that covers many common services at no cost or for a low copay. Plans include prescription drug and behavioral health coverage as well as free telemedicine services and free AirMed medical transportation.
  • Additional options for dental and vision benefits, life and disability coverage, flexible spending accounts, supplemental health protection plans (accident, critical illness, hospital indemnity), auto and home insurance, identity theft protection, legal counseling, long-term care coverage, moving assistance, pet insurance and more.
  • Free counseling services and resources for emotional, physical and financial wellbeing
  • 401(k) Plan with a 100% match on 3% to 9% of pay (based on years of service)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan with 10% off HCA Healthcare stock
  • Family support through fertility and family building benefits with Progyny and adoption assistance.
  • Referral services for child, elder and pet care, home and auto repair, event planning and more
  • Consumer discounts through Abenity and Consumer Discounts
  • Retirement readiness, rollover assistance services and preferred banking partnerships
  • Education assistance (tuition, student loan, certification support, dependent scholarships)
  • Colleague recognition program
  • Time Away From Work Program (paid time off, paid family leave, long- and short-term disability coverage and leaves of absence)
  • Employee Health Assistance Fund that offers free employee-only coverage to full-time and part-time colleagues based on income.Note: Eligibility for benefits may vary by location.Would you like to unlock your potential with a leading healthcare provider dedicated to the growth and development of our colleagues? Join the Heart Hospital of Austin family! We will give you the tools and resources you need to succeed in our organization. We are looking for an enthusiastic Monitor Technician to help us reach our goals. Unlock your potential!Job Summary and QualificationsAs a Monitor Technician, you will maintain close observation of the electrocardiograph patterns of patients. You will observe and interpret cardiac telemetry tracings at a central monitoring station, and record rhythm data at regular intervals. You will also perform a variety of clerical duties.
    • You will perform monitoring of patients who have cardiac telemetry ordered
    • You will constantly observe and monitor patients to detect changes in cardiac rhythms
    • You will obtain a rhythm strip and correctly label it with patient information
    • You will inform the primary nurse of any changes in rhythms or significant changes in rate, as well as any life threatening dysrhythmias
    • You will maintain records of each patients cardiac rate and rhythm
    • You will prepare equipment and maintain floor stock for patientsWhat qualifications you will need:Experience
      • Previous experience as a Monitor Technician preferred
      • On-the-job training in dysrhythmia interpretation with an 85% pass rate on exam within orientation periodEducation
        • High school graduate or GED equivalent
        • 1+ years of college preferred
        • Basic EKG course preferredLicenses and Certifications
          • Basic Life Support (BLS) certification as per St. Davids Healthcare policy, which is part of St. DavidsHealthCare, is a 58-bed hospital. We are one of the highest performing cardiovascularfacilities in the nation. We specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular disease.It features a comprehensive 24-hour emergency department. We have an advanced Executive WellnessProgram. Our six operating rooms (ORs), including three hybrid ORs serve the city of Austin. We havethree catheterization labs and electrophysiology services as well. It is home to one of the largest non-academic cardiovascular research programsin the world.HCA Healthcare has been named one of the World's Most Ethical Companies by Ethisphere Institutefor over a decade.HCA Healthcare has been recognized as one of the Worlds Most Ethical Companies by the Ethisphere Institute more than ten times. In recent years, HCA Healthcare spent an estimated $3.7 billion in cost for thedelivery of charitable care, uninsured discounts, and other uncompensated expenses."There is so much good to do in the world and so many different ways to do it."- Dr. Thomas Frist, Sr.HCA Healthcare Co-Founder Be a part of an organization that invests in you! We are reviewing applications for our Monitor Technician opening. Qualified candidates will be contacted for interviews. Submit your application and help us raise the bar in patient care!We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Keywords: Heart Hospital of Austin, Austin , Monitor Technician, Professions , Austin, Texas

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